Reporting to the Mechanical General Foreman we seek to appoint a Mechanical Foreman at our Buzwagi gold mining operation.
Work roster: 6 weeks on 3 weeks off
KEY RESULT AREAS/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Manage Succession Planning within the Mechanical Maintenance Team to ensure that Barrick achieves development of Tanzanian employees to assume positions of increasing accountability.
• Development of Mechanical Supervisors, Mechanical Fitters and Boilermakers to positions of increasing accountability is a Key Performance Indicator.
• Lead the Buzwagi Process Maintenance Team during construction, commissioning and operation to ensure agreed targets are achieved, within corporate safety and environmental guidelines in the areas of:
- Mill Availability, Throughput and Recovery; and
- Process Operating & Maintenance Costs and Capital Expenditure.
• Develop and implement Oracle maintenance management modules as an effective Computerised Maintenance Management System.
• Develop and implement procedures for identification, approval, planning, scheduling, execution and recording of Process Plant maintenance work that are in alignment with Barrick guidelines and best practice.
• Implement and monitor maintenance budgeting and cost control systems. Maintenance cost per tonne is a key performance indicator.
• Develop long-term mechanical maintenance plan.
• Manage workshop facilities.
• Provide technical input into development of training packages.
• Provide ongoing training, mentoring and employee performance management, to develop and maintain a safe, competent and results orientated Mechanical Maintenance Team.
• Trade qualified, mechanical discipline; or
• B. Mechanical Engineering / Associate Diploma or similar.
• Minimum of 7 years experience in process plant maintenance including experience in gold plants, with at least 3 years in leadership role.
• Experience in systematic coaching and training of employees in developing country is essential.
• Experience in computerized maintenance systems, eg Oracle, is essential.
• Previous commissioning experience is advantageous.
Tanzania-Shinyanga Region-Buzwagi Gold Mine